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  • Aarushi case: SC agrees to hear Talwars’ plea

     The Supreme Court agreed to hear a plea of dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, accused of killing their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, for calling 14 witnesses to record their statements in the trial court. A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir posted for Friday hearing on the petition. The Talwar […]

    SC dismisses bail plea of YSR chief Jaganmohan Reddy

    The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy in a corruption case, saying his release from jail will hamper the investigation of the “high magnitude” case. A bench headed by justice P Sathasivam also said that the possibility of witnesses being influenced and tampering of evidence cannot be […]

    Apex Court blast PMO, Coal Ministry for tampering CBI report

    Making a stinging criticism of CBI and senior officials of the coal ministry and PMO, the Supreme Court hauled them up for changing the “heart” of the Coalgate probe report but appeared to have given a breather for the Law Minister and the govt for the time being. Observing that CBI was like a “caged […]

    SC asks why no steps were taken to prevent assault on Pak prisoner

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government to explain as to why no steps were taken to prevent assault on Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay inside a Jammu jail. The court, however, did not allow the plea that Ranjay be repatriated to Pakistan as he has not completed the […]

    Bhullar’s wife moves SC for stay on execution of death penalty

    1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar’s wife approached the Supreme Court seeking stay on execution of his death sentence till her review plea against its verdict is decided. She submitted in her plea that she has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict of 12th April in which the court had rejected […]

    Cos to seek extension of June deadline, easing norms from SEBI

    With less than two months left for lowering their promoter holding to 75 pc, many private sector companies are planning to petition SEBI to relax the norms — either by way of a deadline extension or relaxation in the compliance procedures. While Sebi has so far ruled out any extension in the deadline, it is […]

    Prez asks SC to decide women lawyers’ plea for safer courts

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday asked the Supreme Court to give expeditious attention to a plea seeking enforcement of Vishakha judgement to ensure more congenial work environment for women lawyers. “The recent incidents of brutal assault and child rape in Delhi have shaken our society’s collective conscience. They highlight the urgency with which we need […]

    File compliance report on gutka ban or face contempt: SC to states

    Sending a stern message to states and Union Territories, the Supreme Court on Friday warned them to file compliance report on gutka ban in their areas within six weeks or face its contempt proceedings. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and Ranjana Desai pulled up the state governments for their failure to file report […]

    Gangrape case: SC says TV interview cannot be used as evidence

    The Supreme Court on Friday said the television interview of the 16th December gangrape victim’s friend cannot be used as evidence in the trial proceedings. A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir set aside the Delhi High Court order which had allowed use of the interview CD as evidence. The bench said that the […]

    SC stays proceedings on Sahara group & Subrata Roy’s petition

    The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed proceedings on pleas filed by Sahara group and its chief Subrata Roy against refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and attachment of their properties after the SEBI accused them of approaching different forums for delaying the process. A bench comprising by Justices K S Radhakrishnan and J S Khehar […]